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Johnny Cash posthumously honored with awards

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A week after his death, Johnny Cash was honored with artist, song and album of the year awards at the Americana music awards show.

Friday's show was the second for the Americana Music Association, a group that promotes more traditional country music than much of the contemporary pop-oriented sounds of Nashville.

Cash won song of the year for "Hurt," a stirring anti-drug song written by Trent Reznor, and album of the Year for "American IV: The Man Comes Around," the latest in a series produced by rock-rap producer Rick Rubin.

Cash was selected artist of the year for his work on the song and album.

Kris Kristofferson, a singer-songwriter and actor who was Cash's friend for 30 years and co-wrote his hit "Sunday Morning Coming Down," received the Spirit of Americana Free Speech Award.